Description of the tool

The Bilan Carbone method enables to:

  • assess the greenhouse gas emissions of an activity, a service or a product, estimated in ‘tonnes carbon (CO2) equivalent’, and the energy consumption category by category;
  • anticipate actions required to reduce the greenhouse gas (CO2) emissions and the energy consumption.


Geographical level of recognition



Justification / Verification / Proof of adherence

  • Certification by ADEME for the company involved;
  • Initial report on energy consumption and greenhouse gas emission (including in particular the Bilan Carbone study perimeter: activities and equipment);
  • Annual follow-up report of Bilan Carbone.

Target groups

Size: Micro enterprises and SME

Activity sectors:

  • Event organising companies
  • Hotels
  • Tour operators